WEEKLY COMMUNITY CALL MEETINGS
Please join us Tuesday, Aug. 23 (11 am ET) for our next community call, when we will hear updates from four of our workgroups. We are looking forward to hearing about some of our WGs from the following leads:
• Registry – Tina Parciak (PhD Student • UHasselt/BIOMED)
• Latin America — Jose Posada (Assistant Professor • Universidad del Norte)
• Health Equity – Jake Gillberg (Software Developer • Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute)
• Geographic Information System (GIS) – Robert Miller (Software Development Analyst • Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute)
Everybody is invited. Calendar invites for our 2022 community calls go out each Friday. If you did not receive one, please use this link to join the meeting. All recordings from these weekly meetings will be posted on both our main OHDSI Teams tenant and on our OHDSI.org Community Calls page.
WEEKLY WORKING GROUP MEETINGS
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, August 23 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 9am ET
Common Data Model WG – VOCABULARY Subgroup: Tuesday, August 23 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:00 ET, alternating with the general CDM WG.
OMOP CDM Oncology WG- Outreach/Research Subgroup: Tuesday, August 23 at 3pm (ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 3pm ET
Open-Source Community WG: Wednesday, August 24 at 11am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday art 11am ET.
Latin America WG: Wednesday, August 24 11am Bogota/Lima/Quito time (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of each month at 11am Bogota/Lima/Quito time
FHIR and OMOP WG-Terminologies Subgroup: Wednesday, August 24 at 12pm ET (European & Eastern US Time zone): (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 12pm ET NOTE: This meeting takes place on Zoom but please check the Teams Work Group for information and updates (Meeting ID: 924 8598 5949; Passcode: 477364)
Medical Imaging WG: Wednesday, August 24 at 7 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday alternating between 7am and 7pm ET.
Data Quality Dashboard Development WG: Thursday, August 25 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Thursday at 10am ET THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
FHIR and OMOP WG-Oncology Subgroup: Thursday, August 25 at 12pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 12pm ET
GIS-Geographic Information System WG GENERAL Meeting: Friday, August 26 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Friday at 9am ET.
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, August 26 at 9am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 10am ET.
Healthcare Systems Interest Group (formerly Electronic Health Record WG): Monday, August 29 at 10am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Monday at 10am ET
Congratulations to the team of Shailja C. Shah, Andrew Canakis, Alese E. Halvorson, Chad Dorn, Otis Wilson, Jason Denton, in memoriam, Richard Hauger, Christine Hunt, Ayako Suzuki, Michael E. Matheny, Edward Siew, Adriana Hung, Robert A. Greevy, Jr., Christianne L. Roumie on the publication of Associations Between Gastrointestinal Symptoms and COVID-19 Severity Outcomes, Based on a Propensity Score-Weighted Analysis of a Nationwide Cohort in Gastro Hep Advances.
We are updating our data partners database for 2022. If you have mapped your data to OMOP, please share your update in this brief survey before Sept. 2. Our most recent list can be found on Pages 36-37 of the “Our Journey” publication.
• Nominations are OPEN for the 2022 Titan Awards, which recognize those who have gone above and beyond to foster community engagement, lead research and development efforts, and make significant contributions towards OHDSI’s mission. If there are members or institutions who have made significant contributions that you would like to recognize, please nominate them before the Sept. 2 deadline!
• The OHDSI Social Showcase continues this week! Accepted submissions from the European Symposium Collaborator Showcase will be shared on the OHDSI Twitter and LinkedIn feeds. Here are the posters that will be highlighted this week.
Monday – The european health data &evidence network (ehden)–sharing the ohdsi journey and a vision of evidence today, not in several tomorrows (Nigel Hughes)
Tuesday – Mapping UK Biobank to the OMOP CDM: development of USAGI (Maxim Moinat)
Wednesday – OMOP CDM for European rare disease registries (Rowdy de Groot)
Thursday – Impact of random oversampling and random undersampling on the development and validation of prediction models using observational health data (Cynthia Yang)
Friday – RCTrep: A package for the validation of methods for treatment effect estimation using real world data (Lingjie Shen)
2022 OHDSI Symposium
Registration has opened for the 2022 OHDSI Symposium, which will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The main conference will be held Friday, Oct. 14, while a full-day tutorial (An Introductory Journey from Data to Evidence) will be held Saturday, Oct. 15. There will be several workgroup activities between Oct. 15-16 as well. Here are several important links for #OHDSI2022.
Full Symposium: Homepage | Weekend Room Block | FAQs
Oct. 14 – Main Conference: Information | Registration | Collaborator Showcase
Oct. 15 – Tutorial: Information | Registration
Oct. 15-16 – Workgroup Activities: Information | Registration
HOTEL SLEEPING ROOMS:
UPDATE: IF YOU CANNOT BOOK A ROOM THROUGH THE OHDSI ROOM BLOCK, THE BLOCK IS TENTATIVELY FULL. PLEASE CONTINUE TO TRY TO BOOK THROUGH THE BLOCK UNTIL SEPT. 14 AS SOME ROOMS MAY CANCEL. YOU MAY STILL MAKE A HOTEL ROOM ON THE HOTEL’S WEBSITE AT THEIR GOING RATE.
OHDSI ROOM BLOCK: 2022 OHDSI Symposium – Start your reservation (passkey.com)
Rockville, MD Hotel | Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Note: If you have multiple reservations at the Bethesda North Marriott, as long as you book the same room type, you will be able to stay in one room the entire time; just stop by the front desk and they will update your keys and credit card info.
GUEST-ROOM WI-FI: to get free guest room Wi-fi at the symposium you can join the Marriott rewards program here https://www.marriott.com/loyalty.mi
**FOR A LIST OF OTHER HOTELS IN THE BETHESDA AREA, YOU MAY CLICK THIS LINK HOTELS-IN-THE-BETHESDA-AREA.pdf (ohdsi.org)
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